A original design, featuring complex faceted faces, a wooden locking mechanism and the local dream wood, madrone.
To accommodate a standing user, the desk has a foot rest and adjustable work surface.
The handmade adjustable desktop mechanism, an original design, is made in Peroba Rosa and brass. Two adjustment points raise/lower or tilt the top.
Mechanism down. Perfect for a book stand, standing desk for shorter (5'4") person.
Mechanism up. Standing desk for a much taller person, maxing out at about 6'4".
Mechanism tilt forwards. Good for drafting or a music stand.
From the back. The movement is continuous, and can be locked into any position between those shown.
The Stender and its initial mockup, an important part of learning furniture design at College of the Redwoods.
Aside from the work surface, there is a shelf and pull out tray, that can be extended to the left or right of the desk.
Photos by David Welter